ISBN-10:
1416609563
ISBN-13:
9781416609568
Pub. Date:
04/26/2010
Publisher:
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Meeting Students Where They Live: Motivation in Urban Schools

Meeting Students Where They Live: Motivation in Urban Schools

by Richard L. Curwin
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ISBN-13: 9781416609568
Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date: 04/26/2010
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 816,551
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

A Teacher's Parable 1

Introduction 3

1 The Difficulty of Motivating Urban Youth 7

2 Ten Quick Strategies to Increase Motivation 21

3 Twelve Killers of Motivation and Their Remedies 29

4 Punishments, Threats, and Rewards 50

5 Creating Hope in Students 61

6 Welcoming All Students to School and Class 70

7 Building Motivating Lessons 81

8 Energizing Ourselves 98

9 Effort-Based Evaluation 107

10 Improving Homework Completion 126

11 The Relationship Between Behavior and Motivation 137

12 For the Administrator 147

Conclusion: A Place Where Dreams Come True 155

Ten Books Worth Reading 158

Appendix A Phonics Challenge Worksheet 160

Appendix B Texture Drawing Worksheet 161

Appendix C Landscape Installation Challenge Worksheet 162

Appendix D Measurement Challenge Worksheet 164

Appendix E Pre-Algebra Equations Challenge Worksheet 166

Appendix F Math Challenge Worksheet 167

Appendix G Social Studies Challenge Worksheet 168

Bibliography 169

Index 175

About the Author 181

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